What makes Fierce, Freethinking Fatties different from other Fat Acceptance sites?
We’re thicker than most.
And no, I’m not talking about our asses.
I’m referring to our skin.
Triple F bloggers and readers are thick-skinned and can handle ourselves just fine in a fray, thank you very much.
We also take responsibility for the information we ingest. We don’t need someone to edit out the bad stuff. We know what bad stuff means to us and we are capable of avoiding it ourselves.
We’re also capable of reading opposing viewpoints, controversial opinions, troubling statistics, unsettling anecdotes and all manner of uncomfortable information without taking it as a personal attack on my sensibilities or a reflection of the author’s morality.
We recognize that everyone who seeks information on Fat Acceptance has arrived at this critical moment of reflection by our own unique and, often, painful path. Some of us are at the beginning of that path, still raw from the hatred and discrimination we must face every day. Others have been around the track a few times and need no introduction.
By creating a space where you are in control of the information, we allow people to walk that path at their own pace. Perhaps today you aren’t interested in reading about the latest study that debunking the idea of benign obesity. But maybe tomorrow, or someday down the road, you’ll want to read the analysis from bloggers you trust. Maybe you’ll want to know whether it is possible to be metabolically stable, yet still be at a higher mortality risk. Maybe you’ll want to test the limits Fat Acceptance or Health at Every Size orthodoxy.
Fierce fatties are encouraged to do so.
We are not here to cushion the reality of modern obesity. We are here to dig through the data — dig deep — and discover the essential truth behind obesity. We are here to ignore the hysterics and dismissals that have become so common on both sides of the War on Obesity.
And we are also here to provide you with the keys to unlock that truth at the level you are comfortable with.
Just want to read some kickass blogs by fatass bloggers? Our feed will filter out the controversy and drama, and leave you with the sweet, sweet simplicity of the day-to-day fatty.
Just want to read banner-waving Fat Acceptance? Our feed will filter out the chatter about who wore what and where, leaving just the hardcore FA principles you rely on for support.
Just want to read the latest science? Our feed will filter out the ideology that can sometimes cloud an otherwise rational discussion.
You want it all?
You got it.
Fat Acceptance is not just for the advocates.
Fat Acceptance is not just for the scholars.
Fat Acceptance is not just for the choir.
Fat Acceptance is for the fat.
And the Fierce, Freethinking Fatties is home of the fat.